Unemployment is universally recognised as undesirable and following the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of Nigerians have been rendered jobless while thousands of SMEs struggle to stay afloat.
To address the critical issue of unemployment in our society, as well as help businesses and the economy at large thrive, Softwork Founder, Chigozie Okwara and Co-founder, Noah Ibrahim have launched an SME starter Kit that comprises essential talents and tools to help SMEs take on their most challenging activities and thrive in their various industries.
Following the Product Launch, Noah Ibrahim, also CEO of Novarick Homes, in a statement to the press shared insight on the composition of the starter toolkit as well as how it gives SMEs and Tech startups significant advantage in their respective industries. He Stated, “The Softworks SME starter tool kit is aimed at continuously engaging startups & budding entrepreneurs and those seeking expansion in providing useful business resources and by providing ad hoc access to teams that provides instant services in Web and Software Development graphics design, mobile app development, digital advertising, Social Media Management, UI/UX Design, e-commerce Development and more.”
He further explained that SMEs and startups are in dire need of help now more than ever as the economy has taken a rather unpredictable turn in the past few months. “The SoftworkXYZ starter tool kit is that middleman that channels useful business resources to businesses that need them to scale, build and maintain stability” Noah Stated.
CEO, Chigozie Okwara, in his statement stressed the need for the Government and regulators to act in ensuring measures are put in place to assist SMEs as the primary drivers of economic growth and national prosperity. “These efforts will not only complement the growth of the economy but will also play a paramount role in reducing the ever-increasing rate of unemployment, He opined.
In his closing remark, he shared the plan of the organisation in birthing more innovative products and services to aid SMEs to build stable businesses and scale them without hindrances. In his words, “Through the Softwork platform, recruitment, assessment, and development of staff will be made easier. Softwork is committed to solving problems for businesses, the innovative way”.